Grace C. Rowan Janosky

June 27th, 2015 1:35 am

First Posted: 1/6/2013

Grace C. Rowan Janosky, 97, of Pittston, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at Allied Skilled Nursing Facility, Scranton, surrounded by her family.

Her husband was John J. Janosky, who died December 1985.

Born in Pittston, daughter of the late Patrick J. and Mary McNulty Rowan, she resided in Pittston, attended St. John the Evangelist School and was a member of St. Casmir's Church, Pittston.

She worked for several years at the Swanee Paper Mill in Ransom.

Surviving are a daughter, Eileen Brutico, Taylor; a son, John P. Janosky, and wife Ann Marie, Scott Township; grandchildren, Dr. Anthony J. Brutico and wife Dr. Carla, Flanders, N.J.; Michele Dooley and husband Richard, Greenfield Township; Melanie Janosky, Eynon; and John F. Janosky and wife Heather, Greenfield Township; eight great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Neil; sisters, Esther Roche and Mary Colimar and brothers, Francis and Joseph Rowan.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Allied Skilled Nursing Facility for their exceptional compassion and care.

The funeral was private with interment in St. Casmir's Cemetery, Pittston.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston. Online condolences may be made at